World's Fair

January 14, 2012 1:12 AM
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Seattle's 1962 World's Fair.
January 14, 2012 1:11 AM
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January 13, 2012 12:15 AM
In 1962, stylish guests dined and drank at The Eye of the Needle (now called SkyCity), while slowly revolving 500 feet above Seattle. While...
January 13, 2012 12:08 AM
1,000,000: number of dollars the City of Fife offered Seattle to move the Space Needle to its downtown 600,000: number of dollars the City...
January 12, 2012 8:58 AM
BOOKS The as-yet-unnamed Knute Berger history of the Space Needleby Knute BergerTo be released in spring of 2012 Seattle magazine’s own...
January 12, 2012 8:27 AM
The Space Needle Is Well Rooted (see above photo) The Space Needle has a 30-foot-deep foundation made with 2,800 yards of concrete and...
January 12, 2012 8:09 AM
Since its construction, we’ve been decorating the Space Needle to commemorate special occasions. A crustacean ascended the Space Needle in...
January 10, 2012 12:31 AM
The Seattle world’s fair of 1962 is fixed in civic memory: the Space Needle, the Science Center, the Monorail. But just as interesting as...
November 18, 2011 10:16 PM
This last year, I’ve spent a lot of time in 1962, as I research and write a history of the Space Needle. Every week, I appear on KUOW-FM’s...